TE 16 Acupuncture Point

San Jiao 16, Triple Burner 16, or Triple Warmer 16, Abbreviated as TE 16 or TB 16, or SJ 16, Transliterated Tianyou in Chinese, Sky Window in English.

TE 16 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the side of the neck, directly inferior to the posterior aspect of the mastoid process, at the level of the angle of the mandible, on the posterior border of muscle sternocleidomastoideus.

TE 16 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Headache, neck rigidity
  • Eye pain, deafness
  • Scrofula

TE 16 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Clears Heat, clears the sensory organs, benefits the head, alleviates pain.